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How to Shoot 360 Video: 7 Tips for Newbies

Featured photo by Alexandre Duret-Lutz via Flickr360 has taken the world by storm -- and rightly so. 360 videos give you a perspective not possible in a traditional video, bringing a virtual reality experience to home movies. But with a 360 perspe...

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How To Edit A Video: A Beginner’s Guide to Video Editing

Recording and sharing a video is easier than ever — but chances are, few people will actually want to sit through that one hour video of your adventure. Video editing helps you highlight the best moments captured on camera, turing a dull, lo...

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Camcorder Bit Rates: What Are They, and Why Are They Important?

When it comes to shopping for a camcorder, there's a whole lot more than just megapixels and HD to consider. When all other factors are equal, there's one trait with is a good indicator of the better video quality: MBPS.The video you recor...

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The Ultimate Camcorder Buying Guide: What You Need to Know Before Buying Your First Video Camera

Shopping for a new camcorder, but finding all the options rather, well, daunting? The number of camcorders available on the market can make choosing the best camcorder a seemingly impossible task. While it'd be easy if we just spelled it out f...

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Look Professional: How to Get Pro Results from Your Consumer Camcorder

No, this is not an article about how to nail your next interview. This is about getting the most out of your camcorder. These days, manufacturers are cramming better technology into our consumer camcorders: Resolutions are increasing, prices are d...

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5 Reasons to Buy a Dedicated Camcorder

Chances are, you already have some sort of device for recording movies. The phone in your pocket may even take HD video, and your digital camera probably does a halfway decent job at footage too. With all the devices that now capture video, is the...

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Optical Vs. Digital Zoom: What's the Difference?

You go through the stores and look at the camcorders and see zoom numbers from 2x to 50x and even beyond. You know you want a camera that can get you closer to the action so the highest number is all that matters, right? Unfortunately, it's mo...

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Videography Tips: 10 Ways To Take Better Home Videos

Finally choose that new camcorder, but feel a little dismal after watching the first footage? While choosing the right camcorder is the first step to good home videos, you shouldn't just stop there. Adapting a few basic tips from the pros can ...

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DSLR Vs. Camcorder: What Tech Is Better For Video?

Cameras, traditionally, have been designed for either still images or videos, but not both. That's changing, and quick. Five years ago, DSLRs were offering video, but missing out on features like autofocus. Today? A number of enthusiast and ev...

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What is a gimbal? How to stabilize video using the latest video accessory

Companies from GoPro to brand new start-ups are all toting one hot new accessory: gimbals. But what is a gimbal, exactly, how do you use one and what’s all the fuss about? Gimbals are in fact a sort of handheld tripod, stabilizing video whil...